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Carmelite

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CARMELITE, a. Belonging to the order of Carmelites.

CARMELITE, n. from Mount Carmel.

1. A mendicant friar. The Carmelites have four tribes, and they have now thirty-eight provinces, besides the congregation in Mantua, in which are fifty-four monasteries, under a vicar general, and the congregations of barefooted Carmelites in Italy and Spain. They wear a scapulary, or small woolen habit, of a brown color, thrown over the shoulders.
2. A sort of pear.

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